KEARNEY – John 63rd Regiment

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3rd Regiment Shoulder Belt Plate

NameKEARNEY – John
Regiment (s)63rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 508
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
18th July 1825 / 19 years / Castlebar Mayo Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Fresh / Hazel / Grey / None
Overseas Service/DurationVan Dieman’s Land – 6 years
East Indies – 12 years 199 Days
Length of Service21 years 427 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 27th August 1847 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Castlebar Mayo Ireland
Pension Districts1847 Castlebar
1850-1883 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1873 Increased to 1½d per diem for 2 years 11 months service in Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22 July 1850 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HASHEMY 25th October 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1808 Mountmillick Queens Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeWilliam B c1842 Not yet known
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Wife granted Perth Lot 145V
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette and Independent Journal of Political and News WA  – Shipping Intelligence 1st November 1850 – page 2 – List of Pensioners named
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial29th May 1883 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
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Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information